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The Belleville Police Service responded to 60 calls for service between December 5th, 2018 at 5:00 a.m. and December 6th, 2018 at 5:00 a.m.

Arrested on warrants

Belleville, Ontario – On December 5th, 2018, at 3:30 p.m., police attended at a parking lot in relation to a suspicious person in a parked car. A check revealed that the male was wanted by the Belleville Police Service on warrants for possession of methamphetamine and failing to appear in court. He was also charged with a shoplifting incident on December 4th where a security officer was threatened during an attempted apprehension. In this incident the male suspect fled the area on foot. This resulted in charges of theft under $5000.00 and uttering death threats. There was an additional charge of theft of gasoline from a gas station on November 30th, 2018.  33-year-old Zachary Vautour of Wooler will appear in court on January 10th, 2019 on these charges.

Traffic-related incidents

Belleville, Ontario – On December 5th, 2018, at 1:50 p.m., a motorist reported an impaired driver in the area of Bridge Street East and Herchimer Ave. The vehicle was located on Victoria Avenue. The driver, a 28-year-old Belleville woman, registered a warn on an approved screening device. She received a three-day licence suspension.  She was also charged with careless driving and driving while under suspension. She will appear in Traffic court in January 2019.

On December 5th, 2018, at 3:19 p.m., police attended on North Front Street at Valleyview Cres. in relation to a motor vehicle collision. An 89-year-old Belleville woman was charged with careless driving. She was treated at the scene by paramedics while the other driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries. Airbags were deployed in both vehicles, which were towed from the scene.


Belleville, Ontario – On December 5th, 2018, a person contacted police advising that she had been defrauded of $1000.00. She had received a phone call from a male party posing as a lawyer. The caller advised that her son had been in a car accident and was in jail in Montreal. The son required the money to post bail. After sending the money the person learned that her son had not been involved in an accident nor had he been in jail.